It's Back! The referral program is back...

It's Back! The referral program is back...

But this time, the reward is 1000 miles of super charging for the recipient and the referrer. This should lessen the pimping of codes.

But it will still happen because every month someone will win a founder's series Model Y, and every quarter someone will win a Founder Series Roadster.

So no definitive benefits like wheels, but the pimping will still happen of course!

Here is all the info.

lilbean | 2019年3月21日

Boo! I was happy to see that gone. Oh well!

SCCRENDO | 2019年3月21日

It looks like all the previous awards have disappeared. I never recieved my 3rd award which was a useless solar token. I am now listed as having 0 referals. I was always happy to refer without a referral award. But if they offer them they need to deliver.

AZGLFR | 2019年3月21日

Minejust reappeard today .

ens | 2019年3月21日

Not much of benefit for owners with unlimited supercharging

reed_lewis | 2019年3月22日

You do have a chance to win a Model Y or Roadster. If you already have unlimited super charging, you get two entries into the contest.

But considering that there will be many referrers, the chances of winning anything are very low.

But I do like the fact that youtubers who have already 'won' a Roadster are not eligible to receive another Roadster. But someone could have 100 referrals a month with already free super charging, and receive nothing as part of this new program.

Jg013d | 2019年3月22日

I have ordered my Tesla but have not yet taken delivery. Is there a way to add the referral code of the friend who introduced me to the car before I take delivery?

reed_lewis | 2019年3月22日

You could call Tesla and ask them. How long ago did you order? You might be able to cancel and re order also.

Jg013d | 2019年3月22日

@reed_lewis the prices have gone up $1500 since I ordered a week ago. I will ask my delivery coordinator when and if I hear from him/her. Delivery is in 4 days. | 2019年3月22日

Yup. A bad program...back.

Jason.ferayorni | 2019年3月22日

I must be going crazy, where do you see your own referral code to give out?

reed_lewis | 2019年3月22日

It is in your app in the upper right corner, and also on this page:

reed_lewis | 2019年3月22日

I happen to think this one is a little better because the only definitive reward is the 1000 miles of super charging. You 'might' win a car, but since there are so many people who will refer, the chances are very low.

Mike83 | 2019年3月22日

I think winning a Roadster or a MY has better odds than the lottery. But my luck on these programs is not good although I have convinced people to consider Tesla. Best of luck to those who try.

jordanrichard | 2019年3月22日

Just to inject some reality here about winning a car. You have to be able to afford winning a car. Personal experience from when I was 20 yrs old. I won a brand new Corvette in 1987, retail price $29,784. 100% of which Uncle Sam added to my part time job income. Guess who owed a carp load of money come tax season.........

BTW, I didn't keep the car, hell I didn't even drive it. I traded it in on a brand new Camaro Z28 and got a check for $8,000. Of course being 20, having what seemed like a million dollars, I got stupid and long story short, come tax season, I didn't have the $7,000 I needed to pay taxes.

Anyways, don't get too excited about winning a car.

reed_lewis | 2019年3月22日

In the round that had the 5 winners of a tour of SpaceX I had a 1 in 900 chance of winning based on the number of cars sold and the number of referrals I had. Of course I did not win.

I would be willing to bet that I will not win the roadster. I would have to sell it just to pay the taxes, insurance, and excise tax. The Model Y would be more do able, because you would have to pay income tax on the price of the car. Still a pretty good deal.

SCCRENDO | 2019年3月22日

Good news. The douychebags are also back

SCCRENDO | 2019年3月22日

These douchebags are persistent
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danieldepena | 2019年3月23日

how i can get my referral code if i have preorder one and not delivered

Yodrak. | 2019年3月23日

"how i can get my referral code if i have preorder one and not delivered"

You don't. Until you actually buy the car.

Tesla2018 | 2019年3月23日

If you won a Tesla charger or kiddy car or updated wheels in the previous program, did you have to show that as income on your tax return? Or does the value of the prize have to be over a certaint amount?

SCCRENDO | 2019年3月23日

Generally over $600 you get a 1099

reed_lewis | 2019年3月23日

I got the wheels and never got a 1099. But I am going to get one for my powerwalls.

Oh well

Yodrak. | 2019年3月23日

Because the power walls are an energy efficiency home improvement that get you a tax credit or deduction? (Not sure which, but I took the energy efficiency whatever when I replaced my cheap 'builder grade' windows with qualifying ones.)

Sakri | 2019年3月25日

@Jg013d did they add referral code after the order and before delivery please update!!!

Jg013d | 2019年3月26日

@patibandla.saik, they said that because I ordered my car during a time when the referral program did not exist, they could not add the referral code to my order. Obviously I am not going to cancel my order and re-order it because prices have since gone up $1500.

reed_lewis | 2019年3月26日

@Jg013d - Good idea. Getting about $80 worth of supecharging for a $1500 penalty is not a good deal.

marklaitys | 2019年3月29日

SO is my referral code marklaitys? I want to start referring people but not sure what my referral code is.

reed_lewis | 2019年3月29日

You can get it either from the mobile app. Select the loot box in the upper right hand corner, or the webpage:

SCCRENDO | 2019年3月29日

But please don't share you referral code with us. We don't care